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There is no luckier dog than one that is frolicking in the Colorado High Country. Whether skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, mountain biking, on the river, or on a lofty summit, dogs in the Colorado mountains are the happiest creatures on the planet. Colorado Mountain Dogs captures the joy and rapture of canines and their human companions as they frolic on trails, in camp and in creeks, from the San Juans to the Front Range, from Steamboat Springs along the Continental Divide to the Sawatch and Sangre de Cristos. Whether you are a visitor or a longtime resident, Colorado Mountain Dogs gives you a dogs-eye view of the backcountry, the ski slopes, and the resort towns of Americas most-altitudinous state. With more than 150 photographs and sidebars on how to photograph dogs, reasons why people have dogs, and the naming of dogs.

Author is a well-known writer and former editor of the Mountain Gazette

Author is Colorado Book Award Finalist for Smoke Signals: Wayward Journeys Through the Old Heart of the New West (Ravens Eye Press) and is well-respected in Colorado.

Marketing and social-media savvy author and willing promoter.

There are 78.2 million owned dogs in the United States.

Who doesnt love dogs?:

39% of US households own at least one dog. 60% of dog owners own one

dog, 28% two dogs, 12% three or more dogs.

Colorado Springs, CO, tops Forbes list of Americas Most Pet-Friendly Cities. Generous public space, ample veterinary care, and a wealth of pet-friendly retailers all added up to heaven on earth with just under 400,000 people and their estimated 61,000 dogs.

For 2012, it estimated that $52.87 billion will be spent on our pets in the United States.

The most popular breed of dogs in Colorado is the Lab http://www.stateofpethealth.com/state-of-pet-health/disease/trends/CO

In addition CSUs Argus Institute says:

59% believe that their pet has a best friend (2001 AAHA pet owner survey).

57% would prefer their pet as their only companion if they were stranded on a desert island (2001/2002 American Pet Products Manufacturers Association (APPMA) Pet Owner survey).

52% are better at remembering the names of neighbor pets than human neighbors (2001 AAHA survey) http://www.argusinstitute.colostate.edu/hab.htm.

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There is no luckier dog than one that is frolicking in the Colorado High Country. Whether skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, mountain biking, on the river, or on a lofty summit, dogs in the Colorado mountains are the happiest creatures on the planet. Colorado Mountain Dogs captures the joy and rapture of canines and their human companions as they frolic on trails, in camp and in creeks, from the San Juans to the Front Range, from Steamboat Springs along the Continental Divide to the Sawatch and Sangre de Cristos. Whether you are a visitor or a longtime resident, Colorado Mountain Dogs gives you a dogs-eye view of the backcountry, the ski slopes, and the resort towns of Americas most-altitudinous state. With more than 150 photographs and sidebars on how to photograph dogs, reasons why people have dogs, and the naming of dogs.

 

About the Author

M. John Fayhee is the editor of the Mountain Gazette. A one-time contributing editor at Backpacker magazine, Fayhee's work has also appeared in Forbes-Life Mountain-Time, High Country News, Aspen Sojourner Magazine, Outside, Sierra, Sports Illustrated, USA Today, Men's Fitness, New Mexico Magazine, America West Airlines Magazine, Horizon Air and many other local, regional and national magazines and newspapers. He is the author of many books, including Along the Colorado Trail, A Colorado Winter and Bottoms Up. Fayhee has also hiked the Colorado Trail and the Colorado section of the Continental Divide Trail.

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ISBN:
9780871083104
Author:
Edited By M. John Fayhee.
Publisher:
Westwinds Press
Author:
Fayhee, M. John
Subject:
Dogs
Subject:
Colorado
Subject:
Mountains
Subject:
Outdoors-Mountaineering
Subject:
PETS / Dogs / General
Subject:
PETS / Essays & Narratives
Subject:
SPORTS & RECREATION / Mountaineering
Subject:
PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes/Plants & Animals
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20140531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
190, Full-color photos
Pages:
126
Dimensions:
9.25 x 7.5 in

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There is no luckier dog than one that is frolicking in the Colorado High Country. Whether skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, mountain biking, on the river, or on a lofty summit, dogs in the Colorado mountains are the happiest creatures on the planet. Colorado Mountain Dogs captures the joy and rapture of canines and their human companions as they frolic on trails, in camp and in creeks, from the San Juans to the Front Range, from Steamboat Springs along the Continental Divide to the Sawatch and Sangre de Cristos. Whether you are a visitor or a longtime resident, Colorado Mountain Dogs gives you a dogs-eye view of the backcountry, the ski slopes, and the resort towns of Americas most-altitudinous state. With more than 150 photographs and sidebars on how to photograph dogs, reasons why people have dogs, and the naming of dogs.

 

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